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I have been pricing machines that support the AES instuctiions to buy one and the machines that have CPU with AES are 20% to 30% more expensive. I tried to find TWO chips with only AES-NI as the difference and these are two that cam closest. The specs are not exact but the AES CPU is 50% higher in price. Same package, process, ..... Intel® Core™ i5-2390T Processor (3M Cache, 2.70 GHz) $195 w/ AESIntel® Core™ i3-2100T Processor (3M Cache, 2.50 GHz) $127 w/o AEShttp://ark.intel.com/Compare.aspx?ids=53448,53422,53423,The link I was looking for.http://files.shareholder.com/downloads/INTC/1279649610x0x471699/AE5C8B7F-C23E-4480-94AA-3C8184515E4B/May_29_11_1ku_Price.pdf
Ok.....The I3 2100 is a desktop chip while the 2 others are laptop chip.